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Some parks are experiencing large crowds on certain days. Park staff may temporarily limit access to ensure social distancing and protect the health of the public and our employees. Please understand that admission may be limited for several hours and will reopen once there is available capacity. Click here to read our coronavirus response before visiting because some facilities & activities are limited.

State Parks Blog

It’s summer of 2016 at Tallulah Gorge, and the nature center is packed with people from all over the Southeast. There are 8 people in line at the gift shop, most of whom are waiting to get a bottle of water after hiking the 1,062 stairs back from the base of the gorge. Jessica James-Weems, Assistant Manager of the Park, gets a message from a visitor: there’s an elderly woman suffering from heat exhaustion and she needs immediate assistance....

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By Dale Elzey

My first geocaching adventure in the Appalachian Mountains was finding “Cold Cache” GC3DF1. I thought my journey would end before it started...

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By Dale Elzey

Download the Geocaching APP and discover the state parks through geocaching.

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By Karla

Dropping off your new college or university freshman for the first time can be an overwhelming and expensive experience for the whole family. There are so many details to work out.

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By Karla

The safety of guests and employees is the number one priority of Georgia’s Department of Natural Resources.

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